Section 268.110 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Reprisals Against Witnesses of International Criminal Court and is extracted below.
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268.110 Reprisals against witnesses
(1) A person commits an offence if the person causes or threatens to cause any detriment to another person who was a witness in a proceeding before the International Criminal Court:
(a) because of anything done by the other person in or for the purposes of the proceeding; and
(b) in the belief that the other person was a witness who had done that thing.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.
(2) It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against subsection (1) that:
(a) the detriment to the witness was not (apart from this section) an offence; and
(b) the witness committed perjury in the proceeding before the International Criminal Court.
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in subsection (2). See subsection 13.3(3).
(3) In this section:
(a) a person who attends at a proceeding before the International Criminal Court as a witness but is not called as a witness; or
(b) an interpreter.
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